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Michael G. Heilmann

also known as, Downriver Injury and Auto Law

About me

Michael G. Heilmann is an attorney that will focus on helping you with your case. As a former partner at Lopatin and Miller, he knows that personal attention and listening is the key to a successful result. You can always reach this lawyer instead of an answering machine or a paralegal. Mr. Heilmann is licensed in Michigan and in Florida and has been actively practicing personal injury litigation in both States for over twenty five years. His motto is "Don't get Hurt Twice".


Languages spoken: German

Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 40%
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
  3. Wrongful Death: 20%
  4. Medical Malpractice: 10%



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Contact info

Downriver Injury & Auto Law

23394 Goddard
Taylor, MI, 48180


FLMember in Good Standing198206/19/2016
MIActive And In Good Standing198108/04/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2016
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Super LawyerMichigan Super Lawyers2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Super LawyerMichigan Super Lawyers2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Top Lawyer in DetroitDetroit Business Magazine2009
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
State Bar of Michigan Negligence Section Writing AwardState Bar of Michigan1981
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMichael G. Heilmann P.C.2012 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Michigan Association for Justice, Auto No-Fault CommitteeMember1981 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Collins v. Lefkovitz, DPM, PCVerdict for the Injured Patient
Badalamenti v. William Beaumont Hospital-TroyJury Verdict $15,000,000.00
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Detroit Mercy School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
University of MichiganN/AN/A1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Medical Malpractice Featured speakerExamination of Defense Experts2008